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GALA Localization Forum Announced as Part of Translation Forum Russia 2014


Thursday, 8 May, 2014

Washington, D.C. – GALA (Globalization and Localization Association) today announced that it will hold its next regional event in Ekaterinburg, Russia, as part of Translation Forum Russia, 26-28 September 2014.

Titled GALA Localization Forum, the event will focus on issues in the Russian-language and related markets, combining a regional emphasis with global best practices. The event is for companies that use and provide language services and technologies, and targets senior executives, sales/marketing managers, and production managers.

GALA Localization Forum builds on GALA’s well-known experience with targeted events, including think! Latin America (held in Buenos Aires, Seattle and Dublin in 2012-2013), think! India (Delhi 2013) and think! Interpreting (Istanbul, March 2014). Russia will host the GALA event for the first time.

GALA is the world's largest trade association for the language industry with over 400 member companies in more than 50 countries. “We are excited to partner with Translation Forum Russia this year,” said Hans Fenstermacher, CEO of GALA. “The market for Russian and related languages is enormous and diverse, and we believe domestic and international participants will learn a lot at this focused event.”

GALA Localization Forum will be held as a dedicated one-day program channel within the framework of the three-day Translation Forum Russia (TFR) conference.

Elena Kislova, Chair of the Organizing Committee for TFR added, “I am confident that, with the range of topics and speakers it will offer, the GALA Localization Forum will be a unique opportunity for top managers to share knowledge and tap into best local and international practices. We’re very excited about this collaboration with GALA!”

About GALA

The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) is the world's largest trade association for the language industry with over 400 member companies in more than 50 countries. As a non-profit organization, we provide resources, education, advocacy, and research for thousands of global companies. For more information: www.gala-global.org.

About Translation Forum Russia

Translation Forum Russia (also known as TFR) is Russia’s top language industry conference with a focus on practical issues of interpreting and translation. It is an overreaching event that offers opportunities for discussions and best practices exchange to all types of market players – LSPs and their customers, managers, in-house translators and freelancers, schools of interpreting and translation, software and hardware suppliers, translators’ associations etc. For more information: tconf.com.

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